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What is the treatment for a dermoid cyst on the ovary in a 60 yr old female?

What is the treatment for a dermoid cyst on the ovary in a 60 yr old female?

First blood work: To try to determine if it is benign and then it should be removed unless it is very small and blood work is normal and n=u have no sxs, but in the vast majority of cases esp at your age it needs to come out as it could be premalignant or a malignant dermoid. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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What is the cause of dermoid cyst in ovary?

What is the cause of dermoid cyst in ovary?

Just occurs.: There is no specific cause for these cyst. They are thought to be present from an early age, and begin to grow if they are stimulated by timing or hormones. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ovarian dermoid cyst?

What is the best treatment for ovarian dermoid cyst?

Surgical removal: Ovarian dermoid cysts also called teratomas are removed surgically. Usually this can be done laparoscopically and is called an ovarian cystectomy. ...Read more

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Will it be hard for me to get pregnant ? I have a 1 CM dermoid cyst on one ovary cant seem to get pregnant .

Will it be hard for me to get pregnant ? I have a  1 CM dermoid cyst on one ovary cant seem to get pregnant .

Remove It: A dermoid cyst in the ovary needs to be removed before you get pregnant. A dermoid cyst does not interfere with you getting pregnant. Having a cyst during pregnancy increases risk of pain, torsion and causes confusion. Good Luck! ...Read more

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I have a 9cm dermoid cyst that is bulging out on my right ovary and i was wondering if I should have it removed?

I have a 9cm dermoid cyst that is bulging out on my right ovary and i was wondering if I should have it removed?

Dermoid cyst: Yes it should be removed for several reasons.First it has a high rate for twisting., second there is a small chance it could be maluignant, . Third.It could rupture and cause chemical peritonitids with secondary pain and adhesions. ...Read more

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I have 2 anechoic cysts measuring 5.7x4.9x5.3 & 2.7x2.7x2.5 CM & a dermoid cyst measuring 1.6x1.8x2.2 CM in my right ovary. what should i do?

I have 2 anechoic cysts measuring 5.7x4.9x5.3 & 2.7x2.7x2.5 CM & a dermoid cyst measuring 1.6x1.8x2.2 CM in my right ovary. what should i do?

Ask your Gynecologis: Your gynecologist should explain to you what you have and what it means. Most ovarian cysts are benign, yet Cancer of the Ovary often starts as a cystic mass. The only way to tell is to monitor them and look for any changes in the size/appearance of any solid masses in the cyst. You should be alert and be under close monitoring(examinations and Ultrasound) with help from one or more gynecologist/s ...Read more

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I have a fast growing dermoid cyst on my ovary (12 CM 3 weeks ago). I am having a laparotomy next week and would like to know what to expect afterward?

I have a fast growing dermoid cyst on my ovary (12 CM 3 weeks ago). I am having a laparotomy next week and would like to know what to expect afterward?

Post-op: After an operation, there is pain that is typically managed with a variety of pain medication. There can also be disordered pattern of intestinal function (ileus), that can lead to bloating, nausea and vomiting requiring IV fluid. Return to normal activity is usually 6-8 weeks. Ask your surgeon for post-op instructions now to familiarize yourself. Best of luck. I'm sure you'll be fine. ...Read more

Dermoid Cyst (Definition)

It is a cystic type of teratoma that may contain developed skin with hair follicles, hair and sweat glands, sometimes some sebum, blood, fat, bone, nails, ...Read more


Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more